Saudi crown prince's WhatsApp linked to Bezos phone hack
United Nations experts have called for an "immediate investigation" by the United States into information they received that suggests that Jeff Bezos' phone was hacked after receiving a file sent from Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's WhatsApp account.
US-French tax truce a respite in tense relations with EU
Hopes are rising that a breakthrough in discussions on how to tax digital companies will emerge at the World Economic Forum on Wednesday.
'Africa's richest woman' now a formal suspect in graft probe
Africa's reputed richest woman is a formal suspect in an investigation into mismanagement and the siphoning off of funds during her time with Angola's state-run oil company.
China virus outbreak may wallop economy, financial markets
News that a new coronavirus that has afflicted hundreds of people in central China can spread between humans has rattled financial markets and raised concern it might wallop the economy just as it appears to be regaining momentum.
New rules could bump emotional-support animals from planes
The days of passengers bringing rabbits, turtles and birds on planes as emotional-support animals could be ending.
Japan has second straight year of red ink on trade last year
Japan has marked a second straight year of red ink in trade for last year, hurt by a slowdown of demand in China and tensions with neighboring South Korea.
Tesla passes $100 billion, teeing up big payout for Musk
The meteoric rise of Tesla shares that recently pushed the company's value over $100 billion could turn into a supercharged payday for CEO Elon Musk.
Boeing's new CEO sees 737 Max production resuming in spring
Boeing's new CEO is suggesting that production of the 737 Max will resume this spring, even before regulators approve the plane to fly again.
US stocks flat as health authorities focus on China virus
Shares on Wall Street are following world markets higher as investors gain confidence that a virus outbreak spreading in China can be contained.
California governor aims to block PG&E's bankruptcy plan
California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging a federal judge to reject Pacific Gas and Electric's blueprint for getting out of bankruptcy and renewing his threat to lead a bid to turn the beleaguered utility into a government-run operation.
IBM, Express rise; Netflix, Baker Hughes fall
Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: IBM, Express rise; Netflix, Baker Hughes fall.
Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land
The Trump administration is approving a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S. land.
Ratings dip for NFL conference championship games
It's no secret, sports fans: if the games aren't as good, the ratings aren't as good.
Hallmark media CEO leaves, month after same-sex ad backlash
The head of Hallmark's media business is leaving the company after 11 years.
Holding court in Davos, Trump distracted by impeachment
President Donald Trump says he'll hold a news conference before he leaves Switzerland to return to Washington and his impeachment trial in the Senate.
The Latest: WTO chief says debate over trade rules will last
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says Russia has the responsibility to halt the Syrian government's attacks a day after airstrikes on rebel-held parts of northwestern Syria killed at least 17 people.
UK lays out tough child data privacy rules
Tough new rules drawn up by Britain's privacy regulator mean social media sites, games and other online services won’t be allowed to “nudge” kids into revealing personal details or lowering their privacy settings.
Wednesday is deadline for claims in 2017 Equifax data breach
Wednesday is the deadline to seek cash payments and claim free services as part of Equifax's $700 million settlement over a massive data breach.
WWII-era ammunition found at Tesla factory site near Berlin
Authorities in Germany say 85 kilograms (187 pounds) of World War II ammunition have been found on the site where Tesla plans to build its first European factory.
US official: China steals 'massive amounts' of data in West
The top U.S. cybersecurity diplomat says that China steals “massive amounts” of data from Western companies.